Coverage of California's looming water problem

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:34 PM PDT

Bay Area's Source of Water, Electricity Hit by Drought

Bay Area's Source of Water, Electricity Hit by Drought

The Hetch Hetchy water system, which not only supplies water but also electricity to the San Francisco Bay Area, is feeling the effects of the California drought.

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 01:01 PM PDT

Santa Barbara Nears Move to Mandatory Water Conservation

Santa Barbara Nears Move to Mandatory Water Conservation

A generation after Santa Barbara became the first Southern California city to build a municipal water desalination plant, the city is increasing groundwater pumping, preparing to impose mandatory water rationing...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 07:59 PM PDT

Water District Helps Businesses Save Water, Cash

Water District Helps Businesses Save Water, Cash

South Bay businesses are saving money while helping the state battle a severe drought thanks to the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 02:56 PM PDT

California Drought: How We Got Here

California Drought: How We Got Here

While 2013 was one of the driest years on record for the Bay Area, that alone wasn't enough to create a drought as extreme as the one California is seeing now.

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 06:24 PM PDT

Snowpack Pivotal in Ending CA Drought

Snowpack Pivotal in Ending CA Drought

While the rain the Bay Area has received over the last few weeks is welcome, our water future is controlled by the snow-capped mountains in the Sierra.

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 06:24 PM PDT

California Drought: Conservation at Home

California Drought: Conservation at Home

Drought conditions are forcing everyday Californians to adopt new lifestyle habits.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
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